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PIONEER’S SE-MONITOR 5 HEADPHONES WILL GIVE YOU A WOODIE

Headphones with lashings of wood ring my bells and rock my boat. Pioneer's new SE-Monitor 5 closed back headphones have certainly got our attention.

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MARANTZ AND POLK DEBUT NEW MODELS

Since acquiring the D&M Holdings portfolio of brands that include Marantz, Denon, HEOS, Polk, Boom and Boston, the Sound United Group hasn’t been idle.

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EXCLUSIVE: DALI GETS ACTIVATED

"The perception of HiFi is changing!" - they were the words delivered by DALI at an exclusive distributor event tonight held in Munich, Germany.

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GRYPHON’S HEART REMAINS WITH VINYL

As expected, the best sounding systems at The High End Show in Munich have one thing in common: an analogue signal source.

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WHAT AN ENCORE FROM MUSICAL FIDELITY

Yes indeedy, Musical Fidelity does a nice rendition of audio models along the theme of Hi-Res digital wireless streaming and networking, but thank you for asking.

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HARBETH CELEBRATES ITS 40TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEW MODELS

Audiophile loudspeaker brand Harbeth turns 40 this year and to celebrate this milestone in speaker design and manufacturing, the UK company has released some svelte new models to tat the High End Munich Show.

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MONITOR AUDIO’S GOT THE SILVER

The High End Show in Munich is awash with speakers. Everywhere you look some man and his monkey are displaying a range of models.

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MCINTOSH CONTINUES ITS ANALOGUE LEGACY

Few audio brands do analogue as well or as distinctively as the prestigious American brand, McIntosh. Today, McIntosh takes the covers off two new models at the High End Audio Show in Munich.

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SENNHEISER GETS SENSUAL

You tend to sit up and take notice when new headphones and a headphone amp are described as delivering an unparalleled sensual experience.

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SENNHEISER GATHERS MOMENTUM ON THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Sennheiser drew the inspiration for a Special Edition of its popular HD1 Momentum Wireless Edition headphone from the iconic Pink Floyd album The Dark Side Of The Moon.

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MUSIC HALL DELIVERS TURNTABLES FOR BUDGET BUYERS

US Audio brand Music Hall is sharing the love. It’s hoping the new nicely priced MMF1.3 turntable becomes the object of affection for heaps of budget conscious music lovers.

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ATC’S NEW SPEAKERS HAVE WORLD-CLASS CINEMA SOUND

Legacy speaker brand ATC has a new range of Home Theatre speakers that have been designed to deliver world-class sound from TVs and home theatre electronics.

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EXPERIENCE BOWERS & WILKINS 800 SERIES AT VISION LIVING, ADELAIDE

Bowers & Wilkins’ most awarded range of speakers, the 800 Diamond Series will be on display and ready for audition at an exclusive event to be held at Vision Living in Adelaide on the 31st May, 2017.

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ELECTROCOMPANIET ANNOUNCES NEW EC LIVING RELEASES

You've likely come across Electrocompaniet's Classic line of high-performance HiFi components in your audiophile journey. Designed and produced in Norway, Electrocompaniet's more recent EC Living line is high-tech, yet simple and elegant ...

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SPINBOX: THE MECCANO OF RECORD PLAYERS

The announcement of a new do-it-yourself turntable concept this week will surely appeal to many. With five simple steps and less than twenty minutes of your time, your Spinbox record player, complete with amplifier and speakers built-in ...

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FOR THE AUDIOPHILE ON THE GO, LISTEN UP

Audio-Technica wants your attention. Its vehicle is the new ATH-SR9 headphone, an over-ear model with hi-res credentials.

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PLAYBACK DESIGNS: LIVING THE AUDIOPHILE DREAM

Now here’s a brand that doesn’t allow marketing hype to rule over substance. Proof positive is the new Dream Series Audio DAC and Transport-SACD/CD/Server System from Playback Designs.

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KEF REVAMPS THE Q SERIES SPEAKERS

The 8th generation of the Q Series isn’t an exercise involving a superficial makeover. Each model will have KEF’s signature Uni Q driver enhanced by a new Damped Tweeter Loading tube and a new, low-distortion inductor on each crossover.

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VINYL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY - THE RAW SPACE EXPERIENCE

Unless you’ve been idling on a remote desert island for the last few years, you’ll have read about Streaming ad nausea. Streaming music is clearly here to stay but it’s also evolving to a point where we now have an artist creating an...

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SONY’S ULTRA-SHORT THROW 4K PROJECTOR, A ROOM WITH A VIEW

Sony's swish new VPL-VZ1000ES ultra-short throw 4K HDR projector allows a 120-inch image on a wall from a distance of just 26 cms. A big screen in your traditional lounge room is now possible.

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